Ubisoft Inc. this week released new details for Assassin’s Creed III for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 and the PC.
The title will include a brand new Revolutionary War setting that will chronicle a new assassin named Connor. The story will take place over 30 years in a epic story placed in select historical events.
Assassin’s Creed III will incorporate fighting and stealth abilities in new frontier locations that allow Connor to scale trees and cliffs.
In addition, the control setup will be brand new to offer tactile functionality and dexterity.
Finally, the title will include hunting functionality to hunt, track, and skin wildlife.
Assassin’s Creed III, to be sold Oct. 30, is set in Mohawk Valley in 1777 and features an all-new Native American warrior protagonist in a fight to protect his land and ignite a revolution.
Ubisoft in Feb. said it sold seven million copies of Assassin’s Creed Revelations in the third quarter ending Dec. 31.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, released in Nov. 2011, is the final installment to feature Ezio Auditore da Firenze.
It includes upgraded weapons and abilities, all-new online characters in multiplayer mode, and a bonus spin-off game.
The company held revenue of $878.9 million in Q3, an increase of 8.8 percent from the year prior.